• In the fall of 2016, journalist and documentary filmmaker Robin Benger felt the overwhelming resolve to pack in a forty year career based in Toronto, during which he covered events in some of the world’s most dangerous hotspots, and move into a caravan with his wife in North Yorkshire. This book is his journal about a genteel English summer stopping life to walk, dream and look around.
  • A STORY OF LOVE AND HARDSHIP IN THE 1860s Married to a brutal man more than twice her age, Hannah is young, pregnant and despairing. One day she can take no more and one single action forces her to flee. Accepting help from a stranger, she escapes to a new life where she finds happiness at last. But the consequences of her desperate decision haunt her and when she is asked to repay that kindness, she is set on a harrowing journey that threatens to take her away from everything she loves. Paperback, 182 pages, RRP £7.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-79-6 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, November 2015
  • MY STORY: Nunthorpe Academy 2018 A story of friendship and courage My name is Abbie Potkins and I have a most unusual family. You see, my father is an explorer and our house is full of amazing things. I never know what’s going to happen from one day to the next! Paperback, RRP £6.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-32-5 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, June 2018
  • Kindle eBook £3.99 or FREE to read on Kindle Unlimited The war against the alien horde is all but lost… human-occupied space is overrun while the Thieves’ Guild tries desperately to hold together a fragile alliance of Earth and Wintran resistance. As the freak mutation of the alien virus continues to ravage his body, Zach Hilyer can’t be detected by the telepathic invaders. And with NG and LC out of the picture, he’s the most powerful remaining weapon the guild has against the Bhenykhn. Their only weapon. Sent ever deeper into enemy territory on mission after mission, the demands of the Thieves’ Guild, the resistance and the Seven super AIs are pushing him to breaking point. But Hil isn’t just hiding from the aliens. His greatest fear isn’t losing the war, it’s losing himself. Arunday’s Convergence is the sixth book set in the high-tech Thieves’ Guild universe of galactic war, knife-edge intrigue, alien invasion, thieves, assassins, bounty hunters and pirates. Paperback, 336 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-80-6 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2019
  • Kindle eBook £4.99 or FREE to read on Kindle Unlimited Bad Blood Rising… the gritty debut crime novel from Eva Carmichael.

 When a young prostitute is murdered by her pimp, Karl Maddox, he thinks the terrible secret she had threatened to expose is buried with her. 
But when the murdered prostitute’s daughter arrives in Leeds eighteen years later, she is seeking answers. Slowly but surely, Karl’s life as the wealthy, powerful kingpin of his clubland empire begins to unravel as loyalty is replaced by treachery, and friendship is replaced by hatred.
Is Karl about to find out that no secret can remain buried forever? “Gripping, gritty story where everyone’s past threatens to catch up with them. The author manages to spin the threads together so that you end up needing to know how it’s all going to turn out for everyone.” Pre-order Bad Blood Rising now on Kindle.

 Paperback, 318 pages, RRP £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-65-3 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, November 2019
  • Illustrated by Graeme Wilkinson Mammy and Daddy Rook are always busy feeding their babies, Percy and Penny, and while they’re out and about they sometimes see the strangest things. When they come back to the nest, high up in the treetops, the two baby rooks love to hear their stories of funny shaped eggs, strange nests, mischievous magpies, silly pheasants and wobbly woodpeckers. FIVE ENCHANTING STORIES TO READ TOGETHER AT BEDTIME. 52 page illustrated picture book 8.25" by 8.25"
  • The infamous Thieves' Guild, the most secretive organisation in the galaxy, doesn't recruit kids... and with good reason. But now circumstances force their hand. When an undercover operation goes wrong, they have no choice but to bring in two potential recruits they've been watching. Pulled from the chaos of the rebellion on Kheris, thirteen-year-old Luka finds himself thrown into the intense arena of field-op training alongside Zach Hilyer, another kid with a troubled past. Still struggling with injuries, and sent into a place far more dangerous than even the guild realises, Luka doesn't know who he can trust and has no way out. The stakes rise fast, and he is faced with a decision that could prove fatal for them both. The second book in the Thieves' Guild Origins series, following directly on from Kheris Burning... Paperback, 300 pages, RRP £7.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-00-4 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, April 2017
  • What do Pamela Anderson’s ex-husband, a Los Angeles street gang, a trans-European smuggling plot and 64 acres of sugar cane have in common? They all became inextricably linked with Will Nett, that’s what, as he tangled with Balinese customs officials, almost died in the Australian Outback and foiled his own kidnapping at the hands of Fijian furniture salesmen during his chaotic year-long excuse for a holiday. Will’s scarcely believable follow up to My Only Boro will have you hoping you never find yourself sitting next to him on a plane. Or a bus. Or anywhere… …And if you’re planning a round-the-world gap year trip in the near future, whatever you do, don’t let your mum read this book.
  • Cameron Silvera runs a threat intelligence agency in 2040s London. While defusing a routine cyber attack in a city bank, the team uncovers a warning of chaos to come. How will Cameron’s team, and their friends and families, prepare to battle the oncoming storm? Paperback, 256pp £9.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-09-7 eBook £5.99 ASIN B074KFS72T Published by Sixth Element Publishing, August 2017
  • LC Anderton is running out of places to hide. He’s the best operative the Thieves’ Guild has ever had… or at least he was until he screwed up his last job, the one he was blackmailed into taking. And that’s just the start of his problems. The entire galaxy wants the package he stole and will pay any price to get it. As bounty hunters close in, LC doesn’t know who he can trust. In desperation, he throws in his lot with the chaotic crew of a rundown freighter on the edge of colonised space. And from there, it can only get worse. Amidst the growing threat of war between Earth and Winter, the Thieves’ Guild is desperate to find LC before anyone else can get their hands on him. The trouble is, he doesn’t trust them either. Paperback, 304 pages, RRP £8.99 ISBN 978-1-908299-40-6 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2012
  • Continuing the tradition from the summers of 2017 and 2018, Crossing the Tees Book Festival launched its third short story competition and attracted over a hundred spectacular entries from writers nationwide. With no specified theme again this year, everyone’s imaginations were once more freed to create a richly varied collection of thoughtful and downright entertaining stories. This anthology presents the winner, runners-up, and highly commended stories, as judged by Rob Scragg (author), Amy Lord (author) and Carol McIntosh (librarian), as well as the rest of the short-listed entries. Paperback, 238 pages, RRP £10 ISBN 978-1-912218-75-2 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, December 2019
  • Continuing the tradition started in the summer of 2017, this year’s Crossing the Tees Book Festival launched its second short story competition and once again attracted almost a hundred spectacular entries from local writers. With no specified theme this year, it seemed that everyone’s imaginations were freed to create a richly varied collection of thoughtful and downright entertaining stories. This anthology presents the winner, runners-up, and highly commended stories, as judged by Mike Edwards (writer and performer), Carman Marcus (author) and Carol McIntosh (librarian), as well as the rest of the short-listed entries.   “Amazing to see the festival build on last year’s successes and inspire even more people from our region to write such fantastic stories.” Mark Freeman, Stockton Libraries and former Crossing the Tees competition judge